Down 27-12 in the second quarter, the Ben Lippen Falcons scored 22 unanswered points and came away with a 34-27 win over Cardinal Newman Thursday night.
The Hammond Skyhawks capped a perfect regular season, beating Heathwood Hall, 42-7 Thursday night.
After winning big against Augusta Christian in week 1, Laurence Manning stayed strong and undefeated, topping Florence Christian 48-6 Friday night.
Heathwood Hall and Wilson Hall each had to go into overtime to decide a winner Friday night, as the Highlanders held on to defeat the Barons 13-12.
Cardinal Newman took to the road in week zero and will return to the Midlands with their first win of 2018.
Playing for the first time since cruising to the 2017 3A SCISA State Title in 2017, Hammond followed last year’s trend and started 2018 unbeaten.
Cardinal Newman held off a late Ben Lippen comeback Monday night to beat the Falcons 3-1 in game one of the 3A SCISA state championship series.
Hammond scored three goals in the second half to beat Cardinal Newman 3-2 in the SCISA soccer championship Saturday night at Cardinal Newman.
Hammond blanked Porter-Gaud Thursday night, 5-0 in the 3A SCISA semifinals in Charleston, advancing to this year’s SCISA final.
Cardinal Newman used a strong, first-half offensive output Thursday night to cruise to a 7-0 win over Pinewood Prep, sending the Cardinals to the 3A SCISA championship.